From the blog post of our Prime Minister comes this glorious news about AWARDS:
…We do a lot to celebrate Australian authors who write for adults but I realised that there is room to celebrate and encourage authors who focus on providing exciting stories for young children and teenagers.
With this in mind I am pleased to let you know we have decided to create two new categories in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards – for children’s and young adult fiction – to give due recognition to this important part of our literary landscape.
More on the Carolinas later but Pam Vaughan (official photographer for the New England conference last weekend) has just sent me oodles and poodles of photos … so if you don’t want to see piccies of me in action – then look away now! There are photos of me with friends, of me panelling, photos […]